A desperate plea by a disabled Edmonton single mother to keep her young daughters out of foster care is getting a strong response on social media.
Sarah Vibert is trying to find a home for her girls, aged eight and nine. Vibert was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008 and suffered a spinal injury the following year that left her paralyzed. She now lives in a care home.
"Until entering my care facility, I had always been their primary caregiver; and this despite the fact I was in a wheelchair since 2009, I was able to provide for their needs--both physically and emotionally," Vibert wrote in a blog post soliciting help to find her girls a home.
Vibert said she was forced to hand over her daughters to their father in 2011 but last June he left the country and the children were put in the care of family friends. However, they can no longer keep them, she said.
"It was never supposed to be a permanent arrangement," Vibert wrote.
"I now have less than two weeks to find them a homeRead More »from Disabled mom’s plea to find home for young daughters spurs emotional responses